Isaiah 11:1-10Psalm 72: 1-8 Luke 10:21-24 Scholars differ as to whether Isaiah 11 is a messianic prediction or whether it suggests a continuation of the Davidic dynasty. Regardless, it is one of my favourite Advent
Isaiah 4:2-6 Psalm 122 Matthew 8:5-13 Isaiah 4:2-6, seems to me to be an overwhelming blessing of compassionate love from God. In general, it describes a perfect shelter from the wickedness of destructive
Sister Doreen’s Reflections Sometime ago, Sister Wilma gave me an article from the Toronto Star that prompted reflections both on the contents of the article and also the subtitle of the article: “Rolling with a
Sister Doreen’s Reflections “IT IS THE BEST POSSIBLE TIME TO BE ALIVE, WHEN ALMOST EVERYTHING YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW IS WRONG!” (Tom Stoppard) Some time ago when reading Diamuid O’Muchu’s book “Catching Up with Jesus”
Sister Doreen’s Reflections (from BAS Eucharistic Prayer #4): “The human community and the natural world will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will both perish in the desert.” (Thomas Berry)
The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine is a contemporary expression of the religious life for women within the Anglican Church of Canada. We were founded in Toronto in 1884. Our Mother House, St. John’s Convent, continues to be in Toronto.